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NIST Drops Weak Dual_EC RNG From Official Recommendations

Discussion in 'Threatpost' started by RSS, Jun 26, 2015.

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    NIST officially has removed the controversial and compromised Dual_EC_DRBG from its list of recommended algorithms for generating random numbers. The Dual_EC random number generator was at the center of a controversy in the security community two years ago after revelations that the National Security Agency had exerted its influence on the development of the algorithm […]

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